Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington
Kyle Hetherington

CLASS OF 2019

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LHP

Kyle
Hetherington

Rend Lake JC
Crystal Lake South (HS) • IL
5-10 • 170LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Pro Player Canes

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5/14/19

Rend Lake JC commit, currently ranked No. 83 in the Illinois’ 2019 class. 5-foot-10, 170-pound, lean, athletically-built, left/left outfielder. Started in right field and hit in the three-hole. Open setup, rests bat on shoulder, quiet setup. Loose, easy swing, natural lift, creates bat speed and ball jumps off the barrel. Finished 1-for-4 with a two-run home run to the left-center field gap. Natural outfield actions, fluid footwork and strong arm.  

8.3.18 - Verbally committed to Rend Lake JC.

6.12.18 - 5-foot-10, 175-pound, left-handed hitting outfielder, durable, athletic frame. At the plate, relaxed, open setup, smooth load, short toe tap trigger, balance maintained. Fluid, level bat path, can create easy uphill lift, flashed line drive ability to all fields, loose, rhythmic hands, goes with the pitch. Present bat speed, exit velocity topped 90 mph from a tee. Defensively, naturally plays through, fluid feet, soft hands and clean exchanges. Arm plays short and loose, high ¾ slot, throws carried 89 mph from the outfield with accuracy.

6.5.18 - 5-foot-10, 170-pound, athletically-built, left/left outfielder. Prospect that has been on the rise since the spring. At the plate, possesses sneaky power; hit a home run over the right-field fence in game play. Also, showed the ability to shorten up with two strikes. On a tough left/left matchup took a pitch away and drove a single to left field. Finished the day 2-for-3. Open setup, smooth load and toe-tap stride. Loose, athletic hands, creates bat speed. 87 mph exit velocity from a tee. Defensively, natural outfield actions, ability to play all three outfield spots. Fluid footwork, aggressive routes, soft hands and works through the baseball athletically. Loose arm action, accurate arm and throws topped at 85 mph. Follow 2019 outfielder.

5.17.18 - Uncommitted, currently ranked No. 78 in Illinois’ 2019 class. 5-foot-10, 175-pound left-handed hitting outfielder with athletic build and proportional strength. Moves with fluidity and purpose in centerfield. Strong, accurate arm with carry to target (previously clocked at 88 mph at PBR event). True outfield actions and athleticism that can keep him in centerfield in college. … Offensively, has loose, athletic hands, above-average bat speed, maintains excellent balance through contact. Overall compact, aggressive approach, peppered line drives during BP. In game, had a bloop single against Quinn Priester (one of two hits allowed in game), and walked. Overall profiles as a Division 1-caliber left-handed hitting outfielder.

2.11.18 - 5-foot-10, 175-pound left-handed hitting outfielder, strong wide shouldered build. Defensively arm action plays over the top, ball carries and accurate, 86 mph from the outfield. 6.96 runner in the 60, plays through the baseball in stride, crowhop release, natural actions, well above average defender. Left-handed hitter, open stance, toe tap stride, lower half works, average balance. Hands are loose, ball jumps off the bat at times producing hard contact. Bat speed present, 91 mph exit velocity from the tee.

1.28.18 - 5-foot-10, 175-pound, athletically built, left/left, two-way prospect. At the plate, athletic, open setup, high back elbow, smooth load and long toe-tap stride. Fluid rhythm ,loose swing, easy bat speed and worked the middle of the field; 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Athletic actions in the outfield. Fluid footwork, plays with bounce, gains ground on crow hop. Long, loose, quick arm action, over-the-top slot, throws were accurate with carry and topped at 87 mph. 4.69 home-to-first, (on a turn). On the mound, left-handed pitcher, tall and fall delivery, regular effort throughout. Long, over-the-top arm action. Fastball worked straight, 80-81 mph. Curveball, firm, short 1/7 break, 74-76 mph. Changeup, 75-77 mph. Follow 2019 outfielder.

7.18.17 - 5-foot-10, 165-pound left-handed hitting outfielder with an athletic frame. At the plate hits from a balanced, open setup. Smooth load with a long stride and collapse on the backside. Long, uphill swing path with fluid rhythm. 84 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.17. Defensively has a long, loose arm action from a high ¾ slot. Throws showed carry at 81 mph from the outfield. Aggressive routes working thru the baseball with quick footwork and a clean exchange. 

7.3.17 - 5-foot-10, 165-pound, athletic left-handed pitcher. Low effort, clean arm action from a ¾ slot, finishes athletically. Fastball, running action, 76-78 mph. Curveball, slurve action, 69-71 mph. Changeup, flashed fade, 68 mph. Threw all three pitches for strikes effectively.

1.29.17 - 5-foot-10, 165-pound left-handed pitcher. On the mound works form a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Tall and fall delivery with easy effort and a square landing. Fastball was straight at 79-81 mph. Curveball has 1-7 shape at 70-72 mph. Changeup showed sinking action at 72-76 mph.

1.15.17 - 5-foot-10, 160-pound left-handed hitting outfielder with a lanky, athletic frame. Defensively has a long, loose arm action from an over the top slot. Athletic actions, playing thru the ball with soft hands. Throws showed carry throwing 88 mph from the outfield. At the plate hits from a balanced, athletic setup with a smooth load and collapse on the backside. Line drive hitter with fluid rhythm and good balance. Showed strength thru contact with 83 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.27.

8.21.16 - 5-foot-9, 155-pound left-handed two-way player. Defensively arm action is long and loose, over the top slot, highly accurate to his target, ball carries, 83 mph from the crowhop. Athletic actions, moves through the baseball aggressively and in stride. 7.30 runner in the 60. Left-handed hitter, open stance, short stride, good balance. Loose hands work well, spray contact hitter, line drive approach. 80 mph exit velocity from the tee.

1.31.16 - 5-foot-7, 135-pound, left-handed hitting two-way player. Defensively has a long, loose arm action from a ¾ arm slot. Athletic actions playing thru the ball with quick, fluid footwork and soft hands. Threw 84 mph from the outfield. Offensively hits from a balanced knee-to-knee setup. Reverse toe tap with a linear lower half. Line drive hitter with a long path and fluid rhythm. 79 mph exit velocity from a tee. Home to first at 4.65. On the mound work from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, loose arm action. Tall and fall online delivery with a square landing. Short leg lift to balance point with good tempo throughout delivery. Repeats well. Three pitch feel for strikes. Fastball showed slight running action at 76-77 topping out at 78 mph. Curveball showed 1-7 shape with some sharpness at 66-69 mph. Changeup flashed armside run at 66-67 mph.

8.23.15 - 5-foot-7, 135-pound left-handed hitting OF/LHP with a small frame. Defensively has a long, loose arm action from a ¾ arm slot with solid actions. Athletic fielder with quick, fluid footwork and a clean exchange. Threw 82 mph from the outfield. Offensively hits from a balanced setup with a high back elbow and toe tap stride. Uphill swing path. 70 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 8.03. On the mound works from a low ¾- ¾ arm angle with a quick, loose arm action. Tall and fall online delivery with smooth rhythm and an athletic finish. Fastball showed slight running action at 73-75 topping out at 76 mph. Curveball showed sweeping action at 61-63 mph. Slider blended with curveball at 62-65 mph. Will continue to improve with maturity.

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